Student Accessibility Center
for agreeing to be a notetaker for a student registered with the
Student Accessibility Center (SAC). Your service is greatly
appreciated by both the student receiving the notes as well as the
Student Accessibility Center.
SAC coordinates a notetaker program for qualified students who have
requested and been approved for this support service (i.e. students
with hearing loss, learning disabilities, attention disorders,
physical limitations, etc.) The notetaking program is designed to
ensure that students have equal access and are not at an academic
disadvantage. Notetaking services also meet the requirements of
both federal law and the University of Wisconsin System policy for
Serving as a notetaker for a student can be a great opportunity for you
to gain volunteer experience for an academic program or major, and to
add to your resume. Please consider volunteering your time! SAC will
distribute Certificates of Volunteer Service for those who choose to
volunteer instead of being paid.
To be a SAC notetaker, you must be
enrolled in the class, be
responding to a request in class for a notetaker, and have
received a notetaker instruction sheet and Contract from the student.
You will also
need to complete a brief online
training. This is a three step process; 1) Read the training material;
2) Take the online quiz; 3) Upon successful completion of the quiz,
print out the Certificate of Completion and bring it along with your completed
contract to the main SAC office in Mitchell Hall room 112 by the tenth
week of class.
need to take the training once! If we already have a Certificate
from a past semester, you don't need to bring us a new one.
If you are the class T.A., you
will not be paid for sharing your notes, but you may be a volunteer
Contract and Certificate Due Dates:
Spring 2012: April 6, 2012
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